FRISTER & ROSSMANN

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Vibrating Shuttle sewing machines 

from 1899 to 1925  

In 1886 Singer introduce their first Vibrating Shuttle machine .                Later made in two different size call models 27 & 28 and eventually becoming the 127 & 128 models, designed purely for the home use.         Why Frister&Rossmann had to wait 14 years (circa) to market it's own model?

 

VS 1   s/n  from  892.460  (1899)  to 925.000 circa  (1900)

 

 

VS 2   s/n  from  926.086  (1901)  to 940.000 circa  (1901)

 

 

VS 3   s/n  from  942.398  (1901)  to 1.004.194 (1903)

s/n  979.043...........................................................................1902
s/n 979.043...........................................................................1902

 

 

VS 4   s/n  from  1.015.289  (1903)  to 1.192885  (1906)

s/n   999.456.......................................................................................1903
s/n 999.456.......................................................................................1903

 

 

VS 5   s/n  from  1.211.346  (1907)  to 1.240.000 circa  (1907)

s/n   1.211.346 ..............................................................1908
s/n 1.211.346 ..............................................................1908

 

 

VS 6   s/n  from  1.250.527

 

 

VS 7   s/n  from  1.277.060

 

 

VS 8   s/n  from  1.285.197

 

 

VS 9   s/n  from  1.309.339

 

 

VS 10   s/n  from  

 

 

VS 11   s/n  from  1.330.000

s/n    1.335.922
s/n 1.335.922

 

 

VS 12   s/n  from  1.379.449

 

 

VS 13   s/n  from  1.405.033  (1912)

 

 

VS 14   s/n  from  1.461.861  (1914)

 

 

VS 15   s/n  from  1.529.431  (1915)

 

 

VS 16   s/n  from  1.536.695  (1916)

 

 

VS 17   s/n  from

 

 

VS 18   s/n  from  1.598.805  (1917)  to 1.623.163  (1918)

s/n 1.598.805 ...................................................................................................1917
s/n 1.598.805 ...................................................................................................1917

 

VS 19

 

 

VS-E 20   s/n  from  1.622.239  (1918)  to  1.689.236  (1925)

 

s/n   1.622.239................................................................................................1917
s/n 1.622.239................................................................................................1917
s/n  1.689.236 ................................................................................................1925
s/n 1.689.236 ................................................................................................1925

 

1925

The old serial numbers end with 1.700.000 circa and the new serial numbers start from 3.660.000 circa

In this year the history of the Frister&Rossmann company ended. It was taken over by the Gritzner company from Karlsruhe, Durlach,which later merged with the Kayser company from Kaiserslautern. 

 

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